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importing data from accss database to SQL server 2005

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Hi,

I have a sql server 2005 database. The data source is a combination of many tables in access database.

Is it possible to write a query in SQL to extract data from a table in Access and then import some of the tables columns to SQL server?

Thanks in advance
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by:Wizilling
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yes and you can use the Import and Export wizard in SQL 2005 to do this.


start sql server management studio
connect to a sql server
browse to a database
right click on  a database
select all task and scroll down to "import data"


your source will be MS access.

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I need to make changes to some of the data within the columns and if I use Wizard, I don't have that control. am I correct?
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by:Wizilling
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once u declare your source (MS Access).. you can choose to import from a table. or write a qurey to select the data you want to import..
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How can this process be done using Query only?
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